How To Use Google To Recover a Lost Web Site

Jan 23, 2009 • 6:18 am | comments (2) by twitter Google+ | Filed Under Other Google Topics

A Google Webmaster Help discussion thread shows a good way to recover lost web pages using Google.

First, Googler, JohnMu, recommends you take down your website down immediately. He said, "do not let the server respond to any requests. This is important because otherwise the cached pages will be overwritten by whatever content you have online now."

Second, use the Warrick Tool, which will look at Internet Archive, Google, Live Search, and Yahoo for caches of your pages. John said, it typically takes a day or two to get your content.

Finally, when you have these files, you can restore with them.

Forum discussion at Google Webmaster Help

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07/27/2012 11:33 am

You could also try to use, instead of having to setup Warrick (which is an excellent tool by the way).


04/23/2014 04:17 pm

I tried using the recovermywebsite looks like their software is down, But I used and I also used and they both worked for me.

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